Information about Chiniot District and Facts about Chiniot City
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this web page you will find useful information about Chaniot District ,Chiniot
city and its tehsil .You will find information about the district of
Chiniot, it's people, it's culture and many other information
Brief Description of The
Chiniot is a district became the 36th district of the Punjab province of
Pakistan in February 2009.Earlier it was a tehsil of Jhang District.It is
located on left bank of the Chenab River on the Sargodha to Faisalabad road
.Chiniot is best known in the world for its exotic carved furniture. The
artisans of the city have perfected the art of wood carving.
Chiniot is located at 31.7200 Latitude and 72.9789
Chiniot is one of the oldest historical towns of Punjab.
ancient times, it was considered amongst one of the most important cities on
the trade route form Khyber Pass to Delhi. Alexander the Great had entered
the subcontinent through the same route.
Artisans of Chiniot have instinctive good taste and they have achieved a
distinctive excellence in woodwork. Masons of the town are said to have been
employed during the construction of Taj Mahal at Agra and Golden Temple at
Amritsar. Special type of furniture with brightly lacquered woodcarving is
made in Chaniot and is famous all over the world